Light the kinara with The Tuskegee Airmen Inc., Alderman Willie
B. Cochran, the South Side Community Arts Center, Truestar
Magazineand Teen Talk Radio Theater.
Enjoy breathtaking performances by the Kalapriya Center for
Performing Arts, as dancers lead you on a journey through India,
inspired by the court dances of India performed for kings and
Enjoy a special extended schedule for the holidays.
All ages are welcome to jump at special Holiday Family Jump
Includes performing artists, cultural activities, and
vendors. Guests can visit the African Marketplace to
purchase traditional clothing, food and more located in the
college's lobby. The Kwanzaa Ceremony begins at noon every day and
at 2 p.m. on Sunday, starting with the Kwanzaa Ritual, an
explanation of the Kwanzaa Symbols and Principles, and ending with
the Cultural Edu-tainment and Expressions.
Model trains will wind their way through a miniature village set
in a field of poinsettias. The village is made entirely of natural
materials and features a variety of Chicago-style homes and famous
buildings such as the neighborhood bungalow, Chicago Theatre and
Chicago Water Tower Place. Nov. 26-Jan. 8.
See a toy so amazing, so unbelievable, it has the power to
transform into anything you want it to be. Enter a world where
imagination rules, and ordinary becomes extraordinary.
Take a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the world of magic and
its historic roots in Chicago. Features a multimedia object theater
experience, artifact display and live performances. Discover the
tricks of the trade and witness Chicago's magical past reappear
before your very eyes.
Visitors become space adventurers and set off on a journey to
discover the Universe in a way never done before. Travel a billion
light-years and back, fly through space, orbit the Moon, zoom into
a canyon on Mars, and soar through the cosmic web where a million
galaxies shower down. The experience was created utilizing real
telescopic data and the best scientific imagery.
Exhibit examines the ancestry and evolution of numerous
species, ranging from huge to tiny, from speedy to sloth-like, and
displays animals with oversized claws, fangs, snouts, and
horns. Highlights include taxidermy specimens,
an entire skeleton of a giant hoofed plant-eater,
a life-size model of the largest land mammal that ever
lived, one of the oldest fossilized bats ever found,
and an impressive diorama featuring the swamps and forests of an
island in the Arctic. Runs May 26, 2012-Jan. 6, 2013.